A look back at when Tokyo was awarded 1964 Olympics

Aug 24, 2013

A look back at when Tokyo was awarded 1964 Olympics

by Ed Odeven

It’s been more than 50 years since Tokyo was awarded the 1964 Summer Olympics, and it was done before several landmark events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Consider the following: ■ The IOC’s decision on May 26, 1959, occurred in ...